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Monday, January 30, 2023

    Looking to their ‘Futures’

    HANCEVILLE, Ala. - Wallace State Community College’s Allegro Dance Theatre returned to the stage Wednesday evening with the student-produced and choreographed show “Futures” on campus in the Betty Leeth Haynes Theatre, presenting a variety of styles from classical ballet to jazz and hip-hop.  After the...

    Josh Wade crowned inaugural Smith Lake Idol

    BREMEN, Ala. – The inaugural Smith Lake Idol came to a close Saturday evening with Josh Wade taking first place and the $1,000 cash prize. Johnathan Ralph claimed second place. The six-week contest kicked off in June with 59 musicians. Patrick “Kat Daddy” Watson,...

    Spring break: local events

    CULLMAN, Ala. - With spring break next week, many families will be looking for fun things to do. Of course, there are the beaches of Alabama and the mountains of Tennessee, but there are also many great and inexpensive events happening around north Alabama.   N.E.A.C.A...

    Senior Outreach Organization performs Heehaw Show at Hanceville Civic Center

    HANCEVILLE, Ala. - The Senior Outreach Organization performed their Heehaw Show at the Hanceville Civic Center on Saturday at 2:00 p.m. The cast, directed by Jamie Looney, is made up of seniors from the Outreach Organization. The seniors came from Cullman, Hanceville, Jasper and...

    First Baileyton Family Fun Day deemed huge success

    BAILEYTON, Ala.- The first Baileyton Family Fun Day took place this past Saturday in the town’s park. Town officials are calling the event a huge success and hope to plan more community events in the near future.  Mayor Windell Calloway said, “We had a park...

    ‘Uncut Gems’ an unrelenting experience grounded by Sandler’s performance; Griffin’s score: 8/10

    “Uncut Gems” is the latest film written and directed by the Safdie brothers, Josh and Benny Safdie, and stars Adam Sandler as Howard Ratner, a New York City jeweler constantly living on the edge of high-stake bets and trying to collect the biggest score...

    Courtney’s Dance Artistry wins big at major dance event

    CULLMAN, Ala. - In Birmingham last weekend, Courtney's Dance Artistry competed against dozens of dance studios from around the area and state for prestigious top honors at Showstopper, the largest dance competition in the country.   Their entries placed as follows:  ''Flashback'' (River Ayers, Kayleigh Fincher,...

    Tenor Saxophone donated to CMS Band Program

     CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman Middle School Band Program received a new tenor saxophone thanks to the generosity of Ray and Benton Buchmann. Wednesday, the Buchmann’s presented the new instrument to Cullman Middle School Band Director Linda Bean.    The shiny gold saxophone isn’t the first...

    Drive-in good time

    CULLMAN, Ala. - More than 1,800 vehicles drove in Friday to Cullman’s York Farms, with concertgoers excited to see Country Music Hall of Famer Alan Jackson. Billed as the first large-scale concert event since the COVID-19 pandemic, the concert would “make history,” according to...